Xavier Symons

Xavier Symons is a Masters student in philosophy at Sydney University and has a keen interest in bioethics. Aside from his studies he enjoys playing guitar and reading American literature. He has contributed to a number of online publications, in addition to his work with BioEdge.



Xavier Symons | 2 Jun 2018 |
tags: animal rights, law, personhood, us
A New York judge has raised hopes that chimpanzees will be given legal rights.

Xavier Symons | 2 Jun 2018 |
tags: alfie evans, best interests, charlie gard, culture wars, law, uk
Bioethicists have criticised the politicisation of the case.

Xavier Symons | 26 May 2018 |
tags: ethics of war, nigeria, syria, war
A new report says the international community must take action.

Xavier Symons | 26 May 2018 |
tags: biohacking, diy biology, human enhancement, synthetic biology
The death of a well-known biohacker has sparked a debate about regulation.

Xavier Symons | 26 May 2018 |
tags: bioethics discourse, democracy, healthcare policy, obama, us
Do we all have to agree on bioethics policies for them to be legitimate?

Xavier Symons | 19 May 2018 |
tags: assisted suicide, california, law
Lawmakers are planning an appeal.

Xavier Symons | 19 May 2018 |
tags: abortion, ireland, media ethics
The "repeal" vote has a commanding lead, but the result is not a forgone conclusion.

Xavier Symons | 19 May 2018 |
tags: clinical ethics, informed consent, professional integrity, professionalism
It's more complicated than just not treating your child.

Xavier Symons | 19 May 2018 |
tags: assisted suicide, suicide, transgenderism, vsed
A transgender person chooses to end his life rather than suffer cognitive decline.

Xavier Symons | 12 May 2018 |
tags: death, organ donation, us, vital organ procurement
A teenage boy has woken up just a day before he was due to have vital organs removed.

Xavier Symons | 12 May 2018 |
tags: euthanasia, finland, spain
Spain will countenance a euthanasia bill after Finland resoundingly rejects citizens initiative.

Xavier Symons | 12 May 2018 |
tags: catholicism, ivf, malta
Malta is considering liberalising its restrictive IVF laws.

Xavier Symons | 12 May 2018 |
tags: clinical practice, professional conduct, racism
How can you avoid epistemic prejudice in clinical practice?

Xavier Symons | 5 May 2018 |
tags: abortion, ireland
U2 has come out in support of Ireland's "repeal the 8th" campaign.

Xavier Symons | 5 May 2018 |
tags: ai, artificial intelligence, driverless cars
Why kind of ethics should we program into driverless cars?



Page 2 of 54 pages  
< 1 2 3 4 >  Last ›

 

 Search BioEdge

 Subscribe to BioEdge newsletter
rss Subscribe to BioEdge RSS feed

 Recent Posts
UK bioethics thinktank endorses germline modification
21 Jul 2018
Enhancement, disease, and compulsory gene editing
21 Jul 2018
Canadian man who killed disabled daughter seeks pardon
21 Jul 2018
Israel legalises surrogacy for single mothers, not gay couples
21 Jul 2018
Killer Japanese nurse says end of life care was “tough”
21 Jul 2018

 Archive
Jul 2018 | Jun 2018 | May 2018 | more >>

 Best of the web

Home | About Us | Contact Us | rss RSS | Archive | Bookmark and Share | michael@bioedge.org

BioEdge - New Media Foundation Ltd © 2004 - 2009 All rights reserved -- Powered by Encyclomedia